I am always amazed at the cost of actual branded fishing jackets. I was recently looking for a new packable jacket and thought that my fishing fund balance was going to suffer – there was a distinct possibility it was going to slip into negative if I bought one of the brand names. As I […]
You guys know that I wear thermal longjohns under my waders right? Well, a few of you got in contact to say that maybe I would get sweaty in the summer heat and provided a possible solution.
Outdoor Look Base Layers
These bad boys are skin tight so no chaffing, quick drying and may […]
I read somewhere that breathable waders come in two types:
1. Those that are leaking.
2.Those that are about to leak.
As much as people laugh at this it is absolutely and totally true. Of course what you want to know is the time it takes between […]
I will be honest and say that I have not used an Airflo line in years. They used to have a reputation of being a bit poor however to be honest I never noticed any difference between them and other makes. Like anything some folk swear by them and some do not!
Kieron Jenkins shared […]
Do people still buy fishing sets ?
I ask because I have been answering some questions on the forums from new anglers (to the fly anyway) who are needing some advice about what stuff to buy etc and it made me a bit nostalgic.
I can still remember my first ever “spinning rod” and fly […]
We have only a few days left until the trout season starts again and I have been slowly getting all my trout gear out and organised. Over the years I appear to have collected a few duplicates and alternatives of pretty much everything however a pal asked me if I fancied a spot of Sea […]
I see Bob Wyatt has another book out.
(Picture is a link to Amazon)
Bob Wyatt is a Canadian who moved to Glasgow and worked at the Art School as a Lecturer, he wrote for Fly Fishing and Fly Tying and came up with some interesting fly patterns.
His previous book is:
In my eternal hunt for stuff that I need I added a camera to my list and I thought I would share it with you. If you are after a cheapo camera to take fishing that will not make you jump off a bridge if you kill it with water we have a wee forty […]
OK, sure we had a few moments that were a bit dodgy. The tone was set when a chap walked in to the room and started giving Paul abuse as he could not find the venue (like that is our fault) however he gave a quick apology when he was chinned about his […]
“Have you been treating yourself to a new bag for work?” said light of my life/wife as I opened a rather nice parcel from Chapman bags. I explained that it was a bag for review as my previous tatty old sack that I usually used for fishing was making me the subject of ridicule in […]